Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Cabinet Office, Home Office and
Ministry of Justice, are published separately as Bill 99—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Mr Kenneth Clarke has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Justice and Security Bill [HL] are compatible with
the Convention rights.
Oversight of intelligence and security activities
Disclosure of sensitive material
Closed material procedure: general
Closed material procedure: immigration
Closed material procedure: employment
“Norwich Pharmacal” and similar jurisdictions